I Believe That We Can Heal Or Hurt With Our Words

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    I Don't Just Believe It...

    I've see it first hand. Never once did a bully actually touch me. But their words made me want to kill myself... and I thought about it, too. The things they said, the things my brother said, my dad said, my ex (before he was my ex), and even sometimes the things my boyfriend...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection
    22-25, F
    Jul 17, 2011

    Words Matter

    We can make others feel better by either saying nice things or not saying anything at all. We can also cause a lot of damage by being horrible people and saying hurtful things. Words really do matter.
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise
    36-40, T
    Mar 22, 2013

    Yes

    The title is so true.
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2011

    Power Of The Tongue Part 1

    I think most of us was taught when growing up to watch what we say, because we could hurt someones feelings. To be honest with you I don't think that minimum standard is taught today, the way you hear what kids say now a days.. Anyway it goes deeper than that. God showed me the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 17, 2011

    Our tongue is like a two edged sword.

    We have the power in our tongue to speak life or death into the life of another or even our own life. Be slow to speak and think about your words before you allow them to be heard. Once they have been released there is no way to retrieve them...the damage is done. Speak...
    CherokeePrincess1019 CherokeePrincess1019
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 19

    Loshon Hora

    You know another way words hurt is though gossip. Gossip is never about anything good. Did you here about so and so? Or I think so and so is doing this. Come on, don't you have enough to do to keep your own life in order. You are murdering that person, yea that's right murder. It...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 17, 2011

    Power Of The Tongue Part 2

    In continuation with the "Power of the Tongue" I thought I would break it up in two parts because some people like myself likes shorter stories even tho this is not a story it's truth. Please be sure to read part 1...  "Oh I was just joking". How many of you heard that comment...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 17, 2011

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